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April 2017


Saturday, April 1

Elkhart Wildflower Walk
See article in Lincoln Daily News

LCU Vine Conference
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: All High School Students
DETAILS:  The Vine Conference is a weekend retreat to engage and challenge high school students (grades 9-12) to own their faith and draw deeper into the Word. Join us as we explore Godís Word through engaging sessions, dynamic worship, interactive breakouts, and much more! Students can expect to leave on Saturday feeling challenged, encouraged, and spurred on in their faith. The Vine Conference is also a great opportunity to get a taste of college life. Conference attendees will stay in the dorms, interact with current LCU students, and spend time with the LCU professors who will be teaching breakout sessions. The Vine Conference 2017 is scheduled for March 31-April 1 on the campus of Lincoln Christian University (LCU). Itís open to all students grades 9-12 who want to learn about the Gospel message and have a blast doing it. LCU welcomes youth group and individual registries. Stay tuned for details on the theme and registration!
WHERE: Lincoln Christian University

FREE - Chasing the Dragon - at Lincoln Grand 8
HOSTED BY: Healthy Communities Partnership
WHO: Public (adults, young adults)
DETAILS:  Graphic subject matter - See article in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Grand 8 Theater
WHEN: 9:30 a.m. doors open

Lincoln Masonic Lodge Sandwich Fundraiser
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Masonic Lodge # 210
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln IGA parking lot
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bake/Book Sale at KCB Library Museum
HOSTED BY: KCB Historical Society
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Bake/Book Sale to benefit Katlyn Helton who will be going to India this summer for a medical internship with doctors from Georgetown.  The NH-M music students will provide musical selections during the sale. Baked good donations will be appreciated. Anyone wanting a special baked product may leave a message at the library (445-2050). Come & enjoy the entertainment while looking for that special book or baked goody.
WHERE: KCB Library/Museum. 101 S. Clinton, Middletown
WHEN:  1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

LAMS Spring Concert
See advertisement in Lincoln Daily News
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 2

Oasis Annual Fundraiser Auction
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS:   Merchant donations and all sorts of gently used items. Lunch meal will be served at an additional cost. All proceeds are used to support the programs and activities offered by The Oasis Senior Center.   Preview of items Friday, March 31st, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be chicken salad or Sloppy Joe sandwich, chips, cookies with tea or coffee.
WHERE:  Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Auction begins at 1 p.m.

Latham United Methodist Church Spring Dinner fundraiser
HOSTED BY: Latham United Methodist Church
WHO: Public with paid ticket (discounts for kids ages 3 to 12)
DETAILS:  The Latham United Methodist Church will host a spring dinner for the public on April 2, 2017 from 11 am until 1 pm in the basement of the church. The menu consists of beef or chicken and noodles, a vegetable, salad and dessert bar, a roll, and a drink. Please join us. Donít worry about the steps, there is a lift.
WHERE:  Latham United Methodist Church, 241 Walnut Street, Latham
WHEN:  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free Lunch at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
HOSTED BY: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
WHO:  Public
DETAILS:  Complete meal free to all
WHERE: 1140 N. State Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LAMS Spring Concert
See advertisement in Lincoln Daily News
WHEN: 2 p.m.

Monday, April 3

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Tuesday, April 4

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

Lincoln Masonic Lodge meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Masons Lodge 210
WHO: Members
DETAILS:  Regularly scheduled meeting
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Lodge 210, 2022 N. Kickapoo Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 5

WLB Culver's Fundraiser
HOSTED BY: Culver's & WLB PTO
WHO: Public
DETAILS: 10 percent of all receipts for the entire day will go to the West Lincoln-Broadwell PTO.  YOU MUST TELL YOUR CASHIER THAT YOU WISH TO SUPPORT THE WLB PTO WHEN YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER.  THERE IS ALSO A SHEET POSTED ON THE DOOR OF THE RESTAURANT THAT YOU MAY TAKE A COPY AND SUBMIT TO YOUR CASHIER.
WHERE: Culver's Restaurant, Lincoln
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

VFW 1756 Auxiliary meeting
HOSTED BY: VFW 1756 Auxiliary
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting
WHERE: Freedom Hall, Cronin Brothers VFW 1756, 915 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 6

CICBC Blood Drive
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  For your convenience, please call the blood center toll-free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org  Walk-ins are also welcome and appreciated.
WHERE: LPD Recreational Center, 1400 Railer Way, Lincoln
WHEN:  Noon to 5 p.m.

Open House Zion Lutheran School - Mount Pulaski
HOSTED BY: Zion Lutheran School - Mount Pulaski
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Mount Pulaski Zion Lutheran School Open House! Come register for the 2017-2018 school year!   Special Presentation by current Zion MP students at 6:30 p.m. in the gym.
WHERE: 203 S. Vine Street, Mount Pulaski
WHEN:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Let it Grow Garden Club
HOSTED BY: Let it Grow Garden Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Come enjoy a guest speaker, question and answer sessions, and a chance to share your gardening experiences with others.  NO MEMBERSHIP FEES, EVERYONE WELCOME
WHERE: TBA
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

Emblem Club #443 Monthly meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Elks Lodge
WHO: Members and anyone interested in joining
DETAILS: The Lincoln Emblem Club meets monthly on the first Thrusday of the month. Meetings are held at the Lincoln Elks Ballroom at 7 p.m.  New members are always welcome. Contact club president Judy Smith at 217-732-3788.
WHERE: Lincoln Elks Lodge
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Friday, April 7

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
See advertisement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 Limit Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

St. Thomas Aquinas Fish Fry
HOSTED BY: St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Mount Pulaski
WHO: Public/with paid meal ticket
DETAILS:   Fundraiser to support church activities and missions
WHERE:  Parish Hall
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 8

Elkhart Wildflower Walk
See article in Lincoln Daily News

Electronics recycling collection 
HOSTED BY: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See Close-up
WHERE: Habitat for Humanity warehouse, 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 9 a.m. to Noon

Confidential Paper Shredding
HOSTED BY:  State Bank of Lincoln and Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN:  9 a.m. to Noon

CICBC Blood Drive
HOSTED BY:  Mount Pulaski Community
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  For your convenience, please call the blood center toll-free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org  Walk-ins are also welcome and appreciated.  BLOODMOBILE
WHERE: Farmer's Bank Parking lot
WHEN:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Girl Scout Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
HOSTED BY:  Girls Scout Troop 1070
WHO: Public with paid meal ticket
DETAILS:  Spaghetti Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, and drink.  Tickets available from troop members or by contacting Madi Nixon at 828-1189, Amy Nixon at 622-2768, or Kelley Benhart at 792-5680
WHERE:  Mount Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center
WHEN:  5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 9

No events on the calendar

Monday, April 10

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Low Vision Support Group
HOSTED BY: Low Vision Support Group
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Guest speaker -  Lynette Strode - Illinois Assistive Technology Program
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, enter into the door off the parking lot under the canopy.
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, April 11

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Lincoln Kiwanis
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Members and prospective members
DETAILS:  Kiwanis is a service organization working to serve the children of the world.
WHERE: Logan Lanes
WHEN: Noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

Lincoln Writers Club monthly meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Writers Club
WHO: Members and Guests
DETAILS: See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln College Student Center Alumni Room
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 12

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

Thursday, April 13

Palettes Gone Wild LCA Artshow
HOSTED BY: Logan County Arts and Lincoln Art Institute
WHO: Public
DETAILS:   See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Art Institute, 112 S. McLean St, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Weight Loss Support Group
HOSTED BY: Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center
WHO: Free to public
DETAILS: Small group discussion followed by a short presentation on a variety of topics.  For details, call 217-605-5500
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Steinfort Room A. 
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Friday, April 14

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
See advertisement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 Limit Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 15

Elkhart Wildflower Walk
See article in Lincoln Daily News

Lincoln Park District Easter Egg Hunt
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Children 0 to 8 years and families
DETAILS:  The Lincoln Park District is hosting their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th from 10:00am-11:00am!  If there is rain the event will be held inside the Park District on their indoor courts.
WHERE:  Lincoln Park District Driving Range
WHEN:  10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

3rd Saturday Dance at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  Do you like to dance? Have you found it hard to find a dance hall these days? Well, the Oasis is the place for you!  DJ provided.  Admission fee will include drinks and popcorn. Come on out on the 3rd Saturday for food, fun and fancy foot work!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 16

No events on the calendar

Monday, April 17

Chair Exercise Class at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Looking to be more active in 2017? Well look no further. Beginning March 20th and continuing every 3rd Monday at 10:00 a.m., you can join Amanda Kollman, Physical Therapist, for chair exercises at The Oasis. Each free class will be one hour in length. The first 30 minutes will consist of all sitting exercise and the second half will challenge your balance, as well as work on strengthening in standing. Class is open to everyone, so put on your tennis shoes and join us for one or more of these sessions!
WHERE: The Oasis Senior Center
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Military order of the Purple Heart
HOSTED BY: Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 159 and Auxiliary 159
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting of both the chapter and the auxiliary.  For questions about the chapter, auxiliary or membership call Melanie 217-871-8254. 
WHERE: VFW Post 755, 2211 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

Lincoln Masonic Lodge meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Masons Lodge 210
WHO: Members
DETAILS:  Regularly scheduled meeting
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Lodge 210, 2022 N. Kickapoo Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 19

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

Victim Impact Panel
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Open to public with admission
DETAILS:
This educational event is open to the public. An opportunity to hear from those personally affected from the decision to drive while under the influence.  For details, call 217-605-5008  Walk-ins welcome
WHERE: ALMH, Steinfort Rooms A & B
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

American Legion 263 Auxiliary meeting
HOSTED BY: American Legion 263 Auxiliary
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting
WHERE: American Legion Hall, 1740 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Railsplitter Coin Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Railsplitter Coin Club
WHO: Open to everyone
DETAILS: Monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of each month
WHERE: Friendship Manor, meeting room
Entry to the meeting room is through the side door of the visitor parking lot.

WHEN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Thursday, April 20

No events on the calendar

Friday, April 21

Elkhart Wildflower Dinner and Lecture
ď30 years of Restoring Natural Communities
in Central Illinois, while walking in the footsteps
of the Captain,Ē
See article in Lincoln Daily News

Diabetes Support Group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital/Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Timely topics are discussed each month. Led by a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. 
For details, call 217-605-5535
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 11 a.m. to Noon

Saturday, April 22

Elkhart Wildflower Walk
See article in Lincoln Daily News

Medieval Times at the Library
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: All ages, Children, teens and adults
DETAILS: Check out the knights-in-training obstacle course and go questing, build and battle with catapults, design a coat of arms or a crown, create medieval weapons with office supplies, read and relax in the Enchanted Forest, and so much more! Refreshments will be provided and costumes are welcome. This event is FREE, but please register by calling 732-5732 or emailing youthlpld@gmail.com
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cheeseburger in Paradise - fundraiser
HOSTED BY: Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois
WHO: Public with paid ticket
DETAILS:  Cheeseburger in Paradise offers and island theme of fun for attendees every year. From leis to margaritas, live music and auction items, this fundraiser is a highly anticipated event for CAPCIL! All proceeds will go to support programs agency wide.
WHERE: Lincoln Banquet Center
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday, April 23

No events on the calendar

Monday, April 24

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Tuesday, April 25

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Lincoln Kiwanis
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Members and prospective members
DETAILS:  Kiwanis is a service organization working to serve the children of the world.
WHERE: Logan Lanes
WHEN: Noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

Wednesday, April 26

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

Thursday, April 27

No events on the calendar

Friday, April 28

No events on the calendar

Saturday, April 29

Elkhart Wildflower Walk
See article in Lincoln Daily News

Free Community Yoga Class
HOSTED BY: REPS Gym
WHO: Public
WHERE: REPS Gym, 300 S. McLean, Lincoln
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Sunday, April 30

ALMH Prenatal Class
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Free, registration requested
DETAILS: 
What is covered? When to Come to the Hospital, What to Expect During Labor and Delivery, Pain Relief Options, Breathing Techniques, Family Maternity Suites Tour.  Register by calling 217-605-5233
WHERE: ALMH Steinfort Room A
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

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